Hot Job: Account Executive, Telecommunications & Cable (3 regions)

Apply your industry knowledge in a new way on our Utility Team, a geographically dispersed group responsible for growing the use of GIS throughout the utility sector. Energetic, driven professionals are needed to prospect business development activities and focus on selling ESRI solutions to telecommunications and cable accounts throughout the U.S. Execute account management strategies designed to facilitate the implementation of business relevant solutions within a portfolio of targeted accounts and work closely with technical resources to develop custom presentations designed to demonstrate the business value of ESRI’s enterprise solutions.

Qualifications include five or more years of experience selling Information Technology solutions in an enterprise environment to telecommunications and/or cable organizations; demonstrated record of success in a goal oriented, highly accountable sales environment; and knowledge of and experience with ESRI or competitive products. Opportunities are available in our Minneapolis, San Antonio, and St. Louis regional offices. Apply now.

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Hot Job: Consultant/PM, Homeland Security-Washington, D.C. and Redlands

Use your experience in project management to support and guide a large client from the initial planning and requirements stage of a project to full scale development and deployment activities. This is a great opportunity to help our clients translate and implement real-world needs into practical, state-of-the-art, GIS technology-driven solutions using ESRI’s enterprise GIS technology and lead project teams during requirements, analysis, design, build, and rollout.

Requirements include experience in homeland security/emergency management at the federal, state, or local government level; an understanding of emergency management and operations processes; and the ability to develop project designs, work plans, budgets, and schedules.

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In Their Words: Staff Talks About the New ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight

In this video Art Haddad, Development Lead and Chief Architect of .NET Web technologies, and Rex Hansen, a product engineer on the ArcGIS Server team, talk about the new ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight, which will be released next month at the ESRI Developer Summit.

“The most rewarding part about my job is the ability to work with cutting-edge technology, and this new product is no exception,” says Rex.

Product engineers at ESRI participate in all phases of software product development and release. They work closely with our development programmers to evaluate how well our software addresses key user needs; design new functions; and implement, document, and test new capabilities. Product engineers gain a clear understanding of GIS users’ needs and then interpret how ESRI software can address them.

Think you might have a future at ESRI as a product engineer? Visit our Careers Web site to search current openings in Product Development.

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On Campus This Week: Heart Smart Session

As part of an upcoming “brownbag” forum series, representatives from world-renowned Loma Linda University Medical Center will visit the ESRI campus to give several health-related presentations.  The first one, taking place this week, will discuss who is at risk for heart disease, what symptoms to watch for, and current treatment plans. Attending brownbag forums is just one of the many perks available to ESRI employees. Learn more about our benefits.

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ESRI Supports Reforestation Efforts in Kenya

ESRI recently joined forces with the Microsoft Corporation to support the longtime efforts of the Kenyan-based Green Belt Movement. This organization is internationally known for its successful reforestation activities, planting more than 30 million trees since its founding in 1977 by Wangari Maathai, 2004 Nobel Peace prize recipient. Maathai also served as the keynote speaker during the 2007 ESRI International User Conference. Read more about the efforts and learn about other ESRI corporate citizenship initiatives.

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Hot Job: Web Application Developer

Utilize your technical expertise to help build and support mission-critical applications within our Information Services department. In this role you will design, develop, and maintain Internet-based applications and other technologies and research and prototype new technologies that improve efficiencies or offer valuable new services for our clients and coworkers.

Requirements include a bachelor’s or master’s in computer science, information technology, or related field; three or more years of professional experience with Web development programming or Web application development; and experience with one or more of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Python, Java, ColdFusion (CFML), and/or XML within a professional working environment. Apply today.

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Seeking Search Engine Optimization Specialist

Take ESRI’s Web marketing initiatives to the next level! A professional with expertise in search engine optimization is needed to execute all aspects of the optimization strategy and process, from analysis to implementation, and work with our dynamic Web team to properly optimize In this challenging role you will serve as the Marketing Division’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) on SEO matters and the primary point of contact for detailed explanations of SEO strategies and/or processes. Develop and implement search engine optimization processes and a quality link popularity program and perform optimization through site coding, presentation, and structure.

Requirements include a bachelor’s in business, economics, computer science, statistics, or other relevant discipline; a minimum of two years of SEO experience; and knowledge of and experience with search engines such as Google, Yahoo!, Ask, etc. Apply now.

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Hot Job: ArcGIS Server Technical Writer

Apply your knowledge of ArcGIS Server to inform our users through documentation and presentations how to use server-based GIS. This is a great chance to leverage your in-depth GIS knowledge to communicate through a variety of means including documentation, blogs, and white papers. In this role you will also describe critical concepts about ArcGIS Server and its role in a GIS and work with product engineers to edit content and documentation.

Requires a bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, engineering, English, or a related field; familiarity with server product technology; and demonstrated knowledge of GIS. Apply now.

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On Campus This Week: Dr. Paul Beier, Northern Arizona University

As part of our weekly colloquium series, Dr. Paul Beier from the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University, will give a presentation on “Cougars, Connectivity, and Missing Linkages: two decades of expanding vision and partnerships.”

During a study of cougars in rapidly urbanizing Southern California (1988-1992), he documented that dispersing cubs could find and use narrow corridors through urban areas, and he developed a population model that illustrated the importance of connectivity. Dr. Beier spent the next decade learning how to effectively translate this science into conservation action.

In collaboration with a number of agencies, GIS is being used to help acquire land easements, change zoning, restore habitat, and mitigate transportation projects. “This collaborative, science-based approach provides a template for creating a green infrastructure in even the most human-dominated landscapes,” states Dr. Beier.

The University of Redlands/ESRI Colloquium is a weekly lecture series for University of Redlands GIS graduate students and ESRI employees.

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Stay Current with University-Related Career Information

Do you know if ESRI is visiting your university this year? Are you aware that ESRI offers two summer programs for students? Did you read that University of Idaho and INSIDE Idaho have created a map that points out local “green” landmarks?

All of this information and more can be found in the Winter 2009 issue of ESRI University Career Connections. This quarterly e-newsletter gives you access to ESRI career news including entry-level positions, summer programs, intern and employee profiles, and recruiting events. Subscribe today and join the thousands of professors and students who rely on this newsletter as a valuable source of career-related information.

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